USORO PATRICK BENEDICT (Total 301 Patents Found)

The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include four planetary gear sets, two input clutches, eight or nine torque transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconne...
A family of transmissions having a plurality of family members each having three planetary gearsets and six torque-transmitting mechanisms. The planetary gearsets and the torque-transmitting mechanisms are interconnected such that at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio can be established within...
A powertrain has a prime mover and a final drive gearing interconnected by a planetary gear arrangement including three planetary gear sets and five torque transmitting mechanisms. The planetary gear sets each have three rotatable members. Two members of a first of the planetary gear sets are continuously interconnecte...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets, each of which has three members, and six torque-transmitting mechanisms, which are selectively engageable to establish at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio between a transmission input shaft and a transmission output shaft. Ea...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least five forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets and four torque-transmitting mechanisms. The powertrain includes an engine and torque co...
A powertrain has an engine, torque converter, and planetary transmission that includes an input shaft, an output shaft, two simple planetary gear sets, rive rotating torque transmitting mechanisms (clutches) and one stationary torque transmitting mechanism (brake). The planetary gear sets are interconnected with both a...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and three fixed interconnections. The powertr...
A family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. Also, one plane...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least five forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets, two brakes and two clutches. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter tha...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include four planetary gear sets, two input clutches, eight torque transmitting mechanisms, and three fixed interconnection...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. The powertrai...
A family of transmissions is incorporated into powertrains to provide six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio between an engine and a final drive mechanism. Each of the family members includes three planetary gearsets, one of which is an input planetary gearset and the other two are interconnected ratio pl...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets and six torque-transmitting mechanisms. The powertrain includes an engine and torque co...
A family of power transmissions, which are individually employed in a powertrain, include three planetary gearsets and five torque-transmitting mechanisms. The torque-transmitting mechanisms are engaged in combinations of two to establish a reverse speed ratio and at least six forward speed ratios between a transmissio...
A family of transmission mechanisms having at least six forward speeds wherein each family member includes three planetary gearsets, five torque transmitting mechanisms, and three interconnecting members. The planetary gear sets each have three members (sun gear member, ring gear member, and planet carrier assembly mem...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least five forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets and four clutches. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is contin...
A family of power transmissions which are utilized in a powertrain include three planetary gearsets and five torque-transmitting mechanisms. The torque-transmitting mechanisms are engaged in combinations of three to provide a reverse drive ratio and six forward speed ratios. The torque-transmitting mechanisms will incl...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms. Two fixed interconnections continuo...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets and five torque-transmitting mechanisms that are selectively engaged to produce at least six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio between an input shaft and an output shaft. The planetary gearsets are arranged such that a member of the first ...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets with two brakes, four clutches and three fixed interconnections. The powertrain include...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least five forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets, one brake, and three clutches. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter t...
A five speed planetary transmission has a simple planetary gear set, a compound planetary gear set and six torque transmitting devices which are engaged in combinations of three to provide five forward ratios and one reverse ratio. The planetary gear sets are interconnected with a continuous drive connection and one of...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and three fixed interconnections. The powertr...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets, each of which has three members, and six torque-transmitting mechanisms, which are selectively engageable to establish at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio between a transmission input shaft and a transmission output shaft. Ea...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least five forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets and four clutches. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is contin...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. Also, one pla...
A family of transmissions includes three planetary gearsets and five torque-transmitting mechanisms. Each family member may be employed in a powertrain to provide six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio when the torque-transmitting mechanisms are engaged in combinations of two in a selected manner. Each pl...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include four planetary gear sets, two input clutches, eight torque transmitting mechanisms, two fixed interconnections, and...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and three fixed interconnections. The powertr...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms. A fixed interconnection continuously connect...
A family of power transmissions wherein each family member includes three planetary gearsets (20,30,40) each having three members and six selectively engageable torque-transmitting mechanisms. The planetary gearsets (20,30,40) have members that are continuously interconnected by at least three interconnecting members (...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. The powertrai...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and a fixed interconnection. Also, one planet...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets, which each have a member interconnected with one of the other planetary gearsets, and two of the planetary gearsets have a second member continuously interconnected. Each family member includes six torque-transmitting mechanisms which are engaged in com...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members each include three planetary gearsets and five torque-transmitting mechanisms. One of the torque-transmitting mechanisms is...
A family of power transmissions have three planetary gearsets each of which have first, second, and third members. A pair of fixed interconnecting members establish continuous connections between a member of the first planetary gearset and a member of the second planetary gearset, and between another member of the seco...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and a fixed interconnection. Also, o...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms. First and second interconnections continuous...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and a fixed interconnection. Also, one planet...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having five torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. The powertrain includes...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections between planet...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms. Two fixed interconnections continuo...
A powertrain incorporates three planetary gear sets and five rotating torque transmitting mechanisms in a compact structure having minimum mechanical content to provide at least six forward speed ratios and a reverse ratio between an input shaft and an output shaft. One of the planetary gear sets has three rotatable me...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. Also, one pla...
A family of power transmissions, which are utilized in a powertrain, include three planetary gearsets and five torque-transmitting mechanisms. The torque-transmitting mechanisms are either five rotating type torque-transmitting mechanisms or four rotating type torque-transmitting mechanisms and one stationary type torq...
A family of transmissions is incorporated into powertrains to provide six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio between an engine and a final drive mechanism. Each of the family members includes three planetary gearsets, one of which is an input planetary gearset and the other two are interconnected ratio pl...
A family of power transmissions having first, second, and third planetary gearsets and six torque-transmitting mechanisms. The first planetary gearset is continuously interconnected with a member of the second planetary gearset and a member of the third planetary gearset. The second planetary gearset is continuously in...